Many of the returns allegedly reported substantially the same amount of HSH income, which generated fraudulent Earned Income Tax Credits
and federal tax refunds.
The Earned Income Tax Credits
were supposed to go to low-income working families.
Iowa recipients shared a portion of more than $6 million in federal earned income tax credits
and $16 million in federal tax refunds.
THE SOURCE: "Effects of Prenatal Poverty on Infant Health: State Earned Income Tax Credits
and Birth Weight" by Kate W.
State Earned Income Tax Credits
: Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have Earned Income Tax Credits
similar to the federal EITC that low-income working families can claim.
Rising number of states offer earned income tax credits
Angelo, 41, owed the IRS $6,000 as a result of taking earned income tax credits
for which he was later deemed ineligible.
earned income policies, such as increasing the allowable level of earned income, earned income tax credits
and employment subsidies, encourage employment;
Compassionate Conservative" doesn't try to pay for rich people's pork sandwiches as he skips across the heads of the poor by taking away their Earned Income Tax Credits
Could a program that combined part-time work and generous earned income tax credits
lift moms out of poverty?
More than 27 million taxpayers received nearly $62 billion in earned income tax credits
for the 2011 tax year.
That s why Entergy New Orleans has partnered with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana to help raise awareness of federal Earned Income Tax Credits
and support free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites to help qualifying residents secure their share of these refunds.